This week, I’m taking a break from Trump news. But I do want to share this Vice story (I highlighted a shorter New York Times piece a few weeks ago), and this rebuttal explaining why it’s not a big deal. But that’s all. Click at your own risk.
Will I Graduate? Let’s Look at the Data
In researching this newsletter, I find a lot of case studies. Most explain how a company used data insights to increase sales. But This New York Times article is awesome because it looks at how universities use big data to predict graduation rates (and help students succeed).
“There is No Delete in the World of Data”
Advocates are worried about data from NYC’s identification card program (mostly for the city’s immigrant population) being put to nefarious uses in the current political climate. FiveThirtyEight looks into what it takes to delete data. The above quote explains what they find.
Tweet That, Reality Bites
Thanks, New York Times. This week we learned that millennials aren’t as bad as we all thought. It’s actually Gen Xers who spend the most time on social media. Ha!
If you are looking for a quick understanding of SEO trends and the field’s major changes, this Forbes article provides a clear, concise recap.